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How to get Free access to Sewing Seams Easy Online Sewing Bee!

Sewing Seams Easy Online Sewing Bee November Project is a Cowl Neck Top. Have you always wanted to sew but don’t know where to start? Haven’t got time to go to classes or there are no classes in your area? Or maybe you don’t have any childcare, are house bound or need...

Learn to Sew & Awaken your Creativity

I’d like to sew but I’m not creative. I hear that quite a bit, people have been squashed into boxes, someone a parent, a teacher told them they aren’t creative & they never try again. Quietly I suppose I have always been a bit of a non-conformist (not so quiet now...

What to expect from your 1st sewing class!

So you have booked your class after months of just thinking about it, you even took the sewing machine out of the box, took one look at the instructions & put it all away again. You are a little excited about the whole new creative world that’s opening up. But a...

Free Jeans Bag Tutorial

This bag always gets lots of compliments whenever I use it! All you need is an old pair of jeans, something to line the bag, a sheet/duvet cover/curtain and thread. You don't need to buy material unless you want to and it is a great way to use a favouite pair of jeans...

I am so excited, it is finally happening!

I am so excited, it is finally happening - Launching Sewing Seams Easy Online Sewing Bee, sewing classes & support that fits around you & your busy life. Think how great you will feel when someone compliments something you have made. No more panicing when your...

Upcycling, I found my passion!

I love, love, love upcycling! It is a really fun part of sewing, I get a real kick out of taking something that is unloved, worn out, out of fashion and turning it into something that turns heads! When I wear something I have made through upcycling total strangers...

The Machine I didn’t expect to love!

A year ago I succumbed! After many years of saying I don’t need one, I’ll never use it etc. etc. But I wouldn’t have made this dress without one! Drum roll, I bought an overlocker!! Well Lidl had them on offer, a machine that was selling on Amazon for £250 was £139,...

How I started sewing/How I pissed off my teachers!

I was lucky enough to have a stay at home mum, she made all our clothes and hers. Everything from the usual dresses and skirts, she made jackets and coats, cocktail dresses. She had her own sewing room, it was a little box room where she had her old singer sewing...

In Holiday Mood

In holiday mood, not a lot of time for sewing, we are cruising on the boat. We have a generator but it is hard to get petrol on the canal, the marina’s sell diesel for the boats, but not petrol. So we will eek out the fuel for the genny, just charging the phones and...

What do you hate most about sewing?

You might think it is putting in a zip, particularly a concealed zip. Or you might say collars or setting in a sleeve, that’s tricky. Maybe altering something to fit you if you don’t have any help with the pinning. Well the worst part for me is getting the tape...

Sewing doesn’t have to cost the earth!

Where can I get fabric that won’t cost the earth? Charity shops, jumble sales, car boot sales. Be prepared to buy old sheets, duvet covers, curtains, tablecloths, they are a good source of cheap fabric. Check for wear and tear, there are plenty of novelty/character...

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Mary Anne Robbins

Mary Anne Robbins

Sewing Seams Easy

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